A third generation General Motors Dealer, and the largest Chevrolet dealer in New Mexico, Rick was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM, and graduated from the University of Kansas, where he played football.
For 22 years, Rick owned and managed an Indy Car racing team, which brought home a championship title in 1990 and an Indianapolis 500 win in 1992. After retiring from racing, Rick co-founded Galles Properties and the Galles Cutting Horse Training Center.
Today, in addition to his dealership holdings, Rick is an NCHA competitor and operates a Performance Horse Sales and Training Center. He and his wife, Tina, have three children and four grandchildren.